The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Desktop Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Desktop Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Desktop Engineer
Rank 863 899 868
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Desktop Engineer 36 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.009% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.010% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 33 8 11
Average salary £35,000 £51,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.70% +46.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £33,900 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,750 £29,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+12.93% -9.37%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104523 110040 100310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.18% 94.52% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 87158 89009 83141
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Senior Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Engineer within the UK.

Senior Desktop Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Desktop Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Engineer over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 within the UK.

Senior Desktop Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Desktop Engineer
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +45 33 £35,000 -31.70%
London +16 24 £37,500 -31.81%
South East +15 7 £30,000 +3.44%
Surrey - 5 £30,000 -
Staines - 5 £30,000 -
Scotland +8 2 £35,000 -
Glasgow +6 2 £35,000 -
Coventry - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 - -
Kent - 2 £35,750 -
City of London +32 1 - -
Chatham - 1 £34,000 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £33,500 -

Senior Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Desktop Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Desktop Engineer in their job title.

1 31 (62.00%) Microsoft
2 30 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 30 (60.00%) Windows
3 24 (48.00%) SCCM
4 19 (38.00%) Citrix
5 17 (34.00%) MS Office
6 16 (32.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (32.00%) Finance
6 16 (32.00%) Windows 7
6 16 (32.00%) XenApp
7 14 (28.00%) VMware
8 13 (26.00%) HP
8 13 (26.00%) Dell
8 13 (26.00%) MCSE
9 12 (24.00%) ITIL
9 12 (24.00%) DNS
9 12 (24.00%) Windows 8
9 12 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (20.00%) Asset Management
10 10 (20.00%) DHCP
11 9 (18.00%) MCSA
11 9 (18.00%) Wyse
11 9 (18.00%) Xen
11 9 (18.00%) Hyper-V
12 7 (14.00%) PowerShell
12 7 (14.00%) Patch Management
13 6 (12.00%) ServiceNow
13 6 (12.00%) Degree
13 6 (12.00%) Computer Science
13 6 (12.00%) MCITP

Senior Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Desktop Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Desktop Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.00%) Lync
2 1 (2.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.00%) LiveLink
Applications
1 17 (34.00%) MS Office
2 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.00%) DNS
2 10 (20.00%) DHCP
3 4 (8.00%) LAN
4 3 (6.00%) WAN
5 2 (4.00%) IP Telephony
5 2 (4.00%) HTTP
5 2 (4.00%) VPN
5 2 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.00%) Softphone
6 1 (2.00%) Internet
6 1 (2.00%) VoIP
6 1 (2.00%) WLAN
6 1 (2.00%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) InterSystems Cache
General
1 16 (32.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Games
3 2 (4.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Advertising
3 2 (4.00%) French Language
4 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Law
4 1 (2.00%) Back Office
4 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Blackberry
1 6 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.00%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (4.00%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.00%) iPhone
5 1 (2.00%) iPad
5 1 (2.00%) PDA
5 1 (2.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 30 (60.00%) Windows
2 16 (32.00%) Windows 7
3 12 (24.00%) Windows 8
4 6 (12.00%) Windows XP
5 5 (10.00%) Android
5 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (6.00%) Apple iOS
8 2 (4.00%) Windows Phone
8 2 (4.00%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) ITIL
2 10 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 7 (14.00%) Patch Management
4 6 (12.00%) Service Delivery
5 5 (10.00%) ITSM
5 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 5 (10.00%) Software Deployment
6 4 (8.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.00%) Build Automation
8 2 (4.00%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (4.00%) Data Protection
8 2 (4.00%) Investment Management
8 2 (4.00%) EAM
8 2 (4.00%) Incident Management
9 1 (2.00%) IT Governance
9 1 (2.00%) Fund Management
9 1 (2.00%) Problem Management
9 1 (2.00%) Matrix Management
9 1 (2.00%) Change Management
9 1 (2.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.00%) Java
2 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (32.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (26.00%) MCSE
3 9 (18.00%) MCSA
4 6 (12.00%) MCITP
4 6 (12.00%) Degree
5 2 (4.00%) MCP
6 1 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.00%) CCNP
6 1 (2.00%) CCNA
6 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (32.00%) XenApp
3 12 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (18.00%) Hyper-V
4 9 (18.00%) Xen
5 4 (8.00%) Terminal Services
6 2 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (48.00%) SCCM
2 2 (4.00%) Puppet
2 2 (4.00%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.00%) SCOM
3 1 (2.00%) Sysprep
3 1 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (62.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (38.00%) Citrix
3 14 (28.00%) VMware
4 13 (26.00%) HP
4 13 (26.00%) Dell
5 9 (18.00%) Wyse
6 6 (12.00%) ServiceNow
7 4 (8.00%) IBM
8 3 (6.00%) Symantec
8 3 (6.00%) Remedy
8 3 (6.00%) Cisco
9 2 (4.00%) Sun
9 2 (4.00%) Avaya
9 2 (4.00%) Infor
10 1 (2.00%) Kaspersky
10 1 (2.00%) Trend Micro
10 1 (2.00%) MobileIron
10 1 (2.00%) ION Trading
10 1 (2.00%) Altiris
10 1 (2.00%) Polycom